Academic LAB

LCIR is pleased to invite you to join one of our online courses and explore a topic of your interest in a creative and interactive way!

Each course will include 3 modules and will be based on reading/watching and writing/recording assignments. A step-by-step guidance will be provided and your tutor will always be in touch with you, should you need additional support.

The total number of study hours per course is 90 and each course can be completed within a period of time between 2 weeks and 3 months depending on your availability and time management. A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of all the assignments.

Registration is open for the following courses:

Gender and Culture

Time, Space and Memory

Digital Humanities and Media

Migration and Integration

Education and Intercultural Dialogue

Film and Visual Culture

Medical Humanities

Urbanism on Screen



Academic LAB is a new project launched by the LCIR to promote critical thinking and interdisciplinary research culture. Its mission is to offer young scholars an opportunity for developing research and academic writing skills. It provides a friendly environment where students are empowered to achieve Academic success through Learning, Advice and Bonding with scholars from all over the world.

We organise workshops, short courses and summer schools and offer supervision accross a range of areas using different formats (face-to-face, online and blended learning). We welcome participants at various stages of their career including graduate and postgraduate students, early career researchers or members of academic staff interested in further developing their research and writing skills and thrive academically.

Academic Writing Workshop – 29 August 2020

Migration Studies Workshop – 30 August 2020

“Memory, Trauma and Writing” Workshop – 12 September 2020

Gender Research Workshop: “Women Walking in the City” – 3 October 2020

Memory, Cinema and Psychoanalysis – 17 October 2020

Gender Research Workshop: “The Female Gaze in Cinema” – 24 October 2020

Oral History Workshop – 25 October 2020

Gender Research Workshop: “Radical Thinkers” – 8 November 2020

“Urbanism on Screen” workshop – 24 January 2021

In order to book a one-to-one session, please contact us on